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Information about the historic IPF1 baseline for CryoSat Ocean products is provided in the table below.

The current version of the IPF1 installed at the PDS is listed below, followed by information about the previous IPF versions:

  • IPF installation date
  • Changes with respect to the last IPF version
  • Various processor versions corresponding to the IPF update.

Detailed information about the products is available in the latest version of the Product Format Specification document for CryoSat Ocean Products

Current IPF1 installed at Kiruna PDS: COP-IPF1 v3.7

Date

IPF Version

Changes to the IPF baseline

Processor Versions

NOP:
27/05/2019

IOP:
25/05/2018

GOP:
29/04/2019

COP-IPF1 v3.7

SW version issued to fix a number of minor anomalies with respect to the previous version, which include:

  • Incomplete product metadata; missing Data Set Descriptors (DSDs) in product HDR files and xrefs in product data files.
  • Inconsistencies in product metadata
  • Inconsistencies in some product variable names and descriptions

NOP:
SIR1LNO/3.5
SIR1SNO/3.5
SIR1NNO/3.5

IOP:
SIR1LIO/3.5
SIR1SIO/3.5
SIR1NIO/3.5

GOP:
SIR1SGO/3.5
SIR1LGO/3.5
SIR1NGO/3.5

NOP:
10/01/2018

IOP & GOP:
06/11/2017

 

COP-IPF1 v3.4

Upgrade of the CryoSat Ocean Processors to Baseline-C. This is a major SW upgrade and introduces significant evolutions to the processors with respect to Baseline-B. The update of IPF1 includes:

  • New format specification based on NetCDF
  • Native SAR/ SARIn data added to products over SAR/ SARIn regions
  • Addition of new parameters
  • New and updated geophysical corrections
  • Introduction of new Near-Real Time Ocean Products (NOP)

NOP:
SIR1LNO/3.2
SIR1SNO/3.2
SIR1NNO/3.2

IOP:
SIR1LIO/3.2
SIR1SIO/3.2
SIR1NIO/3.2

GOP:
SIR1SGO/3.2
SIR1LGO/3.2
SIR1NGO/3.2

IOP:
25/03/2015*

GOP: 22/02/2015*

COP-IPF1 v2.6

SW update release containing:

  • New Static Aux Data files integrated to align the range bias with the IPFDB used for Baseline-C Ice Processing;
  • Updated instrumental Look-Up Tables (LUT) determined by CLS in the frame of COP expertise activities.

*L2 IOP from validity 25/03/2015 to 01/04/2015 and L2 GOP from validity 22/02/2015 to 01/04/2015 is a hybrid form using the old Baseline-B orbit model.

SIR1LIO/2.6
SIR1SIO/2.6
SIR1SGO/2.6
SIR1LGO/2.6

IOP & GOP: 10/04/2014

COP-IPF1 v2.3

The first SW release of the Level-1 CryoSat-2 Ocean Processor Instrument Processing Facility (COP IPF1)

SIR1LIO/2.3
SIR1SIO/2.3
SIR1SGO/2.3
SIR1LGO/2.3